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723 Chestnut St, Ste A, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2301
+1 215-413-9070
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“sushi” (243 reviews)
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Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
723 Chestnut St, Ste A, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2301
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My son has been wanting to go experience the amazing Morimoto dinning experience. When we went to Philadelphia we were fortunate enough to have the opportunity. We enjoyed the chefs choice nine course meal and it was absolutely amazing.

Thank jenniferamsey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's quite noisy, but the food makes up for it. Fantastic sake with 15 piece sushi/2 roll combo. Swordfish, hamachi, cuttlefish, juvenile and adult amberjack, a few Japanese fish, tuna, salmon, egg, etc., and the best single piece of sushi I've ever tasted: a fatty...More

Thank picky_eater_DE
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved this place!The booths are plexiglass and are lit from inside. The colors slowly change through out the night from blue to orange to green to pink.It's fantastic and really makes you feel like you are someplace special. The staff...superb. There were 6 of...More

Thank lookinforelvis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not much into celebrity chefs but i have been a fan of Morimoto since Iron Chef was available only late at night in black and white on the Chinese language station with no subtitles and no translation. I looked forward to his cuisine after a...More

Thank Richgrabber
Reviewed October 27, 2018

Ok, was on a business trip and when I found out Iron Chef Morimoto had a restaurant here after watching the Japanese Iron Chef back in the day, I just had to come! As soon as you walk in, the wavy and slightly eccentric decor...More

Thank DirtyDanglez
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

A very nice restaurant with a super service, but more importantely: excellent food. Not cheap, but really worth a visit! We took the 8–course surprise menue, which was great. Each course was even better as the previous one. Nice atmosphere, nice location, just perfect!

Thank Erwinv91
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Great food and service. Hard to go wrong with most things on the menu. Staff is very helpful. If you have questions about the menu or need help deciding, be sure to ask and they will help.

Thank lagiant
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Morimoto in Philadelphia is changing. The food is still relatively expensive and good, but there is hardly any feel of a true Japanese restaurant. It was always Japanese/ fusion, but without the Japanese it is just a nice restaurant. Anything we had that had been...More

Thank Donald S
Reviewed October 6, 2018

We came here for our anniversary dinner. The service was exemplary. The servers all knew their food intimately well and before each course was served, each server advised us how to cook the food < shabu shabu > and how to maximize the eating experience....More

2  Thank 3carol8888
Reviewed October 2, 2018

I did the lunch tasting menu, remembering the outstanding experience I had here several years ago with the then lunch tasting menu. While the overall experience was also outstanding this time, it wasn't quite as good as last time. Last time each and every course...More

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Leslie R
September 14, 2016|
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Response from M N | Reviewed this property |
Business casual
August 7, 2016|
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Response from M N | Reviewed this property |
Don't know either someone else paid for my meal but it was expensive based on a peek at the menu. The good is OK as well. Not great.
Marcella L
March 3, 2015|
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Response from Brittany S | Reviewed this property |
Full bar and interesting cocktail list!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 723 Chestnut St, Ste A, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2301
    (Between 7th & 8th on Chestnut Street)
  • Public Transportation: Route 47 bus – Chestnut Street stop.
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Centre East
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-413-9070
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